Tag Archives: Charlie Brown

The Sex O’clock News

Contrary to what many might think, David Sullivan’s first foray into the world of British newspapers wasn’t the launch of his infamous Sunday Sport in September 1986. 10 years earlier Sullivan published a precursor to his tabloid adventures, namely National … Continue reading

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On Location: Paddington Bare (part 1)

As I’ve noted several times before in this semi-regular On Location series for the Mary Millington blog, I  really enjoy visiting venues around the UK which boast a certain classic ‘porn pedigree’. What I especially relish is when the current … Continue reading

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On Location: The Ghosts of Tooting Past

Tooting, SW17, is not an area you would automatically associate with anything remotely ‘sexy’. This slightly-bedraggled south London suburb, in the Borough of Wandsworth, is best remembered as the home of fictional urban guerrilla ‘Wolfie Smith’ in the BBC sitcom Citizen Smith (1977-1980). But back then, … Continue reading

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A Man Named Charlie Brown

If you say the name ‘Charlie Brown’ nowadays, depending on your age, you’ll either immediately think of the hapless boy hero in Charles M Schultz’ long-running newspaper strip, Peanuts, or a 2012 hit record by British band Coldplay. But during the 1960s and 1970s, ‘Charlie Brown’ had … Continue reading

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